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AROLDIS CHAPMAN RUMORS

Rockies rally for 2 in 11th vs Chapman, edge Cubs on error

DENVER (AP) Ryan Raburn hit an RBI double and continued home when the Cubs threw away the relay, capping a two-run rally in the 11th inning against Aroldis Chapman and sending the Colorado Rockies over Chicago 7-6 early Saturday. On a wet night when rain delayed the start for more than two hours, and with temperatures dropping into the 40s, the Rockies wound up winning well past...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tone-Deaf Song Choice At Wrigley Marks Need For More Change

There are faux pas, and there are momentary lapses in judgement. There are little missteps that can be laughed off and then forgotten. Then there was what happened Sunday at Wrigley Field, which was not something that could be brushed aside with a smile and an apology. If you missed it -- and that's possible, it was the sort of thing that plenty of people wouldn't even notice at...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs fire DJ who played song with violent lyrics as Chapman left mound

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have fired a DJ who played a song with references to violence after reliever Aroldis Chapman left the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.The DJ was fired for playing "Smack My B---- Up" by The Prodigy.Chapman served a 29-game suspension to begin the season under Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy. His girlfriend told police...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have fired a DJ who played a song with references to violence after reliever Aroldis Chapman left the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. The DJ was fired for playing ''Smack My B---- Up'' by The Prodigy. Chapman served a 29-game suspension to begin the season under Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy. His girlfriend...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs regret playing controversial song with Chapman pitching

The Chicago Cubs say they did not intentionally play a song about domestic violence as Aroldis Chapman was walking off the mound Sunday night. After Chapman pitched a 1-2-3 top of the ninth in an eventual loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, the song “Smack My B**** Up” by The Prodigy could be heard playing over the Wrigley Field speakers. ESPN’s Jesse Rogers was told by the club...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs bafflingly play ‘Smack My Bi*** Up’ after Chapman closes out inning

The Chicago Cubs made a very disappointing music choice on Sunday night. Sarah Spain of ESPN.com reports the Cubs played The Prodigy’s 1997 hit ‘Smack My ***** Up” after Aroldis Chapman closed out an inning during Chicago’s 6-4 loss against the St. Louis Cardinals. Chapman closes out the inning & at the inning break the Cubs play "Smack My ***** Up." You gotta know...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod on Yankees’ youth movement: ‘I’m a teacher at heart’

Reports surfaced on Tuesday that the New York Yankees could release Alex Rodriguez before the season is over. The 41-year-old designated hitter has a .205/.253/.358 slash line on the season, and is set to make $20 million again in 2017. Oh, and the Yankees are now in a full-on rebuild, after trading away Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller, Carlos Beltran, and Ivan Nova before the trade...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chapman deal hurts & helps Cincinnati Reds

Earlier this week former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman was traded by the New York Yankees. Chapman was sent by the Yankees to the Chicago Cubs. Roughly eight months after being traded by the Cincinnati Reds. Chapman will now suit up for a Reds divisional rival. Aside from saving the Reds some money; It’s hard to see what benefits the Reds had in trading Chapman. The...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chapman talks after Cubs win

Aroldis Chapman talked with reporters, through translator Miguel Montero, after the 8-1 win against the White Sox.
Via CSN Chicago
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals want more for Wade Davis than Chapman cost

If you were wondering what the price of relief pitching is on the trade market right now, it’s exceptionally high. According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Royals are taking calls for closer Wade Davis, but if a team wants him they’ll have to pay up. An example of deals the Royals are mulling: A team that asked about Wade Davis said it was told the Chapman package "wouldn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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